September 2017 (Page 5)

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Tree Legislation

Whilst this may seem a dry subject, it is really important that we all are aware of, and understand, the basics here. There are several areas of legislation...

in Conservation & Ecology - on 8/9/17


'Drill n’ Fill' begins

Ecosol Turfcare’s busy autumn ‘Drill n’ Fill’ schedule has begun with bookings from golf clubs all around the country. The legendary aerator is...

in Golf - on 7/9/17

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Autumn/winter training

As the summer fades and the pressure of working long hours to keep your facilities in tip top condition eases a little, it’s time to turn your thoughts...

in Training & Education - on 7/9/17

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Success at RTM show

Pitchcare attended the 16th RTM amenity & groundcare show, in rural Buckinghamshire yesterday, which was hailed a success by visitors and exhibitors...

in Industry News - on 7/9/17

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Bunkers for playability

Although bunkers are hazards, they can be costly to maintain and divert resources away from higher-priority playing areas. The USGA offers some advice

in Golf - on 7/9/17

Thorndon Park irrigation

The Toro Lynx effect

The Toro Lynx effect continues at Thorndon Park Golf Club, as course manager Robert George declares it “absolutely perfect” after a season of putting...

in Golf - on 6/9/17

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Super 500 at Donegal

Head Greenkeeper, John Neilly and his team at Letterkenny GC are the first recipients of a Wiedenmann Super 500 in Donegal

in Golf - on 6/9/17

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Sandburn sets standards

Sandburn Hall Golf Club, a 6700yd par 72 parkland course with a heathland element situated in Flaxton in the beautiful Vale of York, opened just 12 years...

in Golf - on 6/9/17

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Making a Sandwich...

“Sports-mad” Liverpool is bullish about its prospects for hosting the Commonwealth Games, a mood bolstered by its newly upgraded athletics centre of...

in Renovations & New Builds - on 6/9/17


Grounds clearance easy!

Grounds teams are being encouraged to make the most of the better weather and prepare areas before temperatures drop

in Machinery & Mechanics - on 5/9/17


UK nurseries want action

Major UK nurseries are calling for a partial or even complete ban on the importation of any plant material into the UK as they feel we are sleepwalking...

in Conservation & Ecology - on 5/9/17


Kent CCC choose Kubota

A maiden partnership between Kubota UK and Lister Wilder has seen two of the leading players in the groundcare industry join forces to support Kent County...

in Cricket - on 5/9/17


Pesticides in the UK

The Report combines the Forum’s annual and indicators reports. It outlines progress made with activities promoting the sustainable use of pesticides,...

in Industry News - on 4/9/17

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Reesink finance announced

Reesink Turfcare has announced four new Toro finance schemes offering six ways to pay

in Industry News - on 4/9/17

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RCA sponsors continue

Pitchcare, Watt Fences and Fornells will once again sponsor the Racecourse Groundstaff Awards for 2017

in Industry News - on 4/9/17

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Grassroots Round Table

The provision of sports surfaces at the lower levels is often hampered by little or no budget, poor equipment and volunteers simply doing it for ‘the...

in Industry News - on 4/9/17

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Frilford's new 6-hole

For the first time in 23 years, Oxfordshire’s largest golf club, Frilford Heath, announces the launch of a brand new golf course. The course aims to...

in Golf - on 3/9/17

Witney Lakes Resort

Ripe for Acquisition

An industry financial analyser has said that there are 193 golf clubs in the United Kingdom that are currently ripe for acquisition, according to an article...

in Golf - on 3/9/17

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Lantra Spraying Courses

Martin Sampson, one of Grounds Training’s Senior Instructors, is now qualified to deliver Lantra Awards Safe Use and Safe Application of Pesticides...

in Training & Education - on 2/9/17


Alexander bids for gold

The team behind Birmingham's bid for the 2022 Commonwealth Games has denied that an expanded Alexander Stadium could become a white elephant, saying it...

in Industry News - on 2/9/17